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Conrad Bain…not just a TV dad…

It is true, Canadian actor Conrad Bain will probably be best known as dad to the two adopted sons on TV’s 80’s series Diff’rent Strokes, however he was much more than that.  After serving in the Canadian Armed Forces he studied … Continue reading

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John Neville – Theatrical Legend

The recent death of theatre luminary, John Neville has left Canada’s stage dark.  The English theatre and film actor moved to Canada in 1972 to become the artistic director for Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre, which was only the beginning of Neville’s … Continue reading

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Memories of Anthony Quinn

It was sad to learn of the passing of Francesco Quinn recently…it brought back such wonderful memories of his father, the legend, Anthony Quinn.  It was 1985 when Quinn Sr. brought his Zorba the Greek production to Toronto’s O’Keefe Centre. … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Peter Falk

Although most will know Peter Falk as the rumpled television detective Colombo, he also had a celebrated stage career.  In the 50’s he was in the off-Broadway production of The Iceman Cometh. He also appeared on Broadway in original stage … Continue reading

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